in memoriam: anthony bourdain
One Last Piece of Life Advice from Anthony Bourdain
Listening back through my tapes from interviewing Bourdain in 2016, I found a gem.
Anthony Bourdain Helped Me Find Inspiration in My Waitressing Job
He proved that writing and restaurant work—which I’d previously considered two separate spheres—didn’t have to be mutually exclusive.
Anthony Bourdain Took Food Media from Proper to Punk
Bourdain saw in food what the Stooges and the Ramones saw in music: that it could be an outlet for misfits.
Anthony Bourdain's Radical Intimacy
Bourdain saw food and feasts like a moment in the backseat of a car, with something like eagerness and awe simultaneously.
Anthony Bourdain Made Marginalized Communities Like Mine Feel Worthy
As a native West Virginian, I never thought I'd see my home state represented with respect and fairness—until Bourdain showed up.
How to Live, According to Anthony Bourdain
How to eat, how to be young, and when to shut the fuck up.
Anthony Bourdain Made Us All Proud to Be Line Cooks
After Bourdain, we tried to become better—as cooks, as people—and began to reexamine why it was we punched the clock and one another in the dicks.
Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61
The chef and television host was found unresponsive in his hotel room by Eric Ripert.